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CM to kick off poll campaign for civic polls from Ayodhya

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will kick off the campaign for urban local body polls from the temple town of Ayodhya tomorrow. The civic polls, to be held in three phases from November 22, are seen as a litmus test for the Yogi Adityanath government's popularity. The BJP came to the power in March after a landslide victory. "UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will address a rally each in all the 16 poll-bound municipal corporations. The chief minister will start his campaign from Ayodhya on November 14. On the same day, he is likely to visit districts of Gonda and Bahraich," a senior UP BJP leader told PTI. As many as 652 urban local bodies across the state are going to polls, the highest number so far. Adityanath yesterday expressed happiness that Ayodhya and Mathura-Vrindavan municipal corporations, constituted by his government, were going to polls for the first time. On May 9, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet had given its approval for constitution of two new ...
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